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LINKTV
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
of a future world in america. "i see a thousand kingdoms raised, cities and men, numerous as sand upon the ocean shore. the ohio then shall glide by many a town of note, and where the mississippi stamy forest shaded now runs weeping on, cities shall grow, and states, not less in fame than greece and rome." ( music ) ( music ) narrator: the east buiing of the national gallery of art in washing d.c.-- built to relieve the heavily- burdened facilities of the original gallery, to house temporary exhibitions, and to serve as a center for advanced study in the visual arts. within these walls, visitors to our nation's capital are drawn in to a very special place where monumental accomplishments of modern masters await discovery. built on a trapezoidal plot of land adjoining the original gallery, the east building is of a unique and radical design, utilizing triangular shapes with large interior spaces. it was a collaborative effort spanning more than ten years. director j. carter brown worked closely with architect i. m. pei in its development. seven works of art were commissioned it was agre
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
aggressive approach in their battle against the birds. the city will vote on a proposed ordinance to allow employees and contracted biologists to shoot at birds to clear them from the air field. >> we trust the police officers in our cities with firearms, so if they're -- if they're protecting the passengers on the plane, that's what we need to do. >> reporter: but the idea of guns on the run ways doesn't fly with all the passengers. >> the issue if someone has a gun, where do the bullets end up. >> i think they should copy looking for -- i think that firearms is a little dangerous. >> reporter: san jose's airport currently uses krker guns or noise makers but that isn't working of the airport reported 180 bird strikes since 2009. now the fas a is requesting -- faais requesting stronger information. >> we just hope that we will be able to do the same in the interest of safety for our passengers and our aircraft. >> reporter: barnes said the staffers and contracted biologists would be scoping the airways 24/7. shooting the birds would be a last resort. as for the cost, we're told the mone
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
this afternoon right over the top of the philadelphia to new york city area, that's where we could see minor accumulations. we're not talking a lot. the cities themselves, probably the roads will be fine, on the cars and the grass, maybe an inch or two. north and west of philadelphia, pennsylvania, northwest jersey could get from two to three inches. southern new england could pick up an inch or two and that could even accumulate on the roads. the airports could have minor issues as that falls from the sky. also down in the southeast, lynn, the other travel spot today, a lot of thunderstorms rolling through louisiana, mississippi and alabama. we'll track it all for you. i'll give you an update a little later. >> thanks so much. >>> a mystery in ramallah as the remains of former palestinian leader yasir arafat are exhumed. >>> plus, a photo of what could be the world's most infamous iceberg goes under the hammer. your headlines are straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wa
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
the post-election changes in the house of representatives. >> woodruff: would building walls protect cities like new york from flooding after major storms? hari sreenivasan examines that as part of our "coping with climate change" series. >> as people continue to clean up from hurricane sandy, we look at what it could take to keep this damage from happening again. >> brown: ray suarez updates the health care reform law, as the obama administration issues new rules governing what insurers must cover. >> woodruff: and we close under the bright lights of high school football, where a trail-blazing coach puts her players' studies ahead of practice. >> you won't be playing football. we like to think we have a lot of life to live so you will too and you need to prepare for that. football is kind of just icing on the >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
including a report from one city at the center of the conflict. later, would be millionaires line up for a chance at tonight's historic powerball lottery drawing. this is the "cbs morning news." powerball lottery drawing. this is the "cbs morning news." or visit exelonpatchoffer2.com. cool, you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat-rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. between those boxes and this place, i'm totally staying sane this year. do i smell snickerdoodles? maybe. [ timer dings ] gotta go. [ male announcer ] priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. >>> raging floodwaters in england have left nearly 1,000 families homeless. rescuers going door-to-door found the body of a woman inside her flooded home in north wales on tuesday. heavy rain has ended but flood warnings are in effect across many parts of england because the rive
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
.dw.de/education. >> the m23 rebel group in the democratic republic of congo has advanced into the city of goma. >> the u.s. has polled the rest of the staff from the city saved they control the airport in the city and peacekeepers would remain to protect civilians. >> u.s. troops on the ground have been supporting the government forces. >> neighboring rwanda is expected -- suspected of supporting the rebels but panic is spreading with many fearing an escalation into war. >> the battle was over. after days of clashes with government soldiers, hundreds of rebel fighters marched on the second-largest city meeting next to no resistance. the residents are angry. >> we feel abandoned by the government. >> we don't know what to do. >> the united nations peacekeepers are completely useless. they stood there and watched the rebels take over without putting up any resistance. >> we feel absolutely cheated. >> the remaining u.n. forces meant to protect the civilian population of from reprisal. most other european personnel have already left. they're fleeing and the fighting in the thousands. many have gone east cr
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
was to make this place ready for the city of zion or the coming of jesus. >> people are by nature psychologically story tellers. we all understand what it is to have a beginning and middle and end to a story. >> dr. keith ablo is a fox news contributeder. >> the doomsday scenario is at odds to my mind with religion because in fact it is it relieves people of needing to take the journey toward self. >> it embraces a range of end of time beliefs clearly suggesting that an event will occur on december 21, 2012. how did this phenomenon get started. >> the idea of the doomsday has been around for at least 30, 40 years and it builds as the date approaches. blame it on internet. people used to gather under a big tent and preacher would tell us jesus coming to earth. >> the end attracts our attention. we wanted to try to forecast what is going to happen, forecasting is a big part of the human condition. >> the maya were a thoughtful civilization but why did they abandon their great cities and appear to vanish from the face of the earth. >> from some mysterious reason, maya civilization co
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 9:00am EST
competent, because the city is so complicated that is trying to understand it is too hard for a small group of china's centrally located planners to ever fully be able to do. and so the way the markets work as they say look, no individual person has to understand the whole thing. the market works because every individual in the market understands just a little bit of it. you can focus on your part buying and selling, creating, sharing. in your part of the world, and over all the totality of all these agents will end up coming up with new solutions to problems, meeting people's needs and so when. so markets are a kind of pure network in that sense. where the pure progressives differ from traditional libertarians is that we don't think that markets solve every problem in society.elf there are many facets of human they experience that are not necessarily solved by mark is, in fact, markets create their own problems sometimes. they approach of bubbles and i things like that. in the internet, there are a lo anies that were trying to build a global network, that would unite computers all around t
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 3:00pm EST
is so complicated, because the economy is so complicated because the city is so complicated, that trying to understand it is too hard for us in a centrally located planner so the way the markets work is no individual person has to understand the whole thing. every individual understands you can focus on your part buying and selling and creating and sharing and overall the to tell the theory of all of the major be the agents within the coming up with new solutions to problems meeting people's needs and so on, so the markets are a kind of peer network in that sense where the pier progressives differ from traditional libertarians as we don't think the market solvesont every problem in society and there are many facets of humanre builrience there are a lot of companies network that unitekind of that were trying to buildmparedr produced solution of the internet itself and the web and now wikipedia and many other things. there are places where you can use decentralized structure without involving traditional market relations, and that is what pier progressives are trying to do. >> host: what i
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
of excitement when she returned to new york in the fall of 1860. the city shimmered with news that the prince of wales was coming to visit. in his honor, a group of leading citizens was organizing a ball. society than was very excited. excited couples who had paid $10 apiece arrive at the academy of music. women curl their hair and they had special nods to acquaintances and friends. precisely at 10:00 p.m., they prayed and sang god save the queen and the slight friends stepped into the room. for two hours, nearly 3000 of new york's finest citizens rushed like schoolgirls to meet him. in a mad crush, the wooden floor collapsed. the band played furiously. the guests rushed to follow and they piled their plates with lobster salad, and filled their glasses with champagne. at 2:00 a.m., the dance floor shift. eager females, young and old, waited their turn for a waltz or a polka and finally the young woman was there. her arms were covered in long white gloves. hetty was introduced to his highness, the prince of wales. >> i am the princess of wales, she replied. [laughter] you are proof of that, sa
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 1:40am PST
poisoning. >> researchers from consumer reports tested samples from supermarkets in six cities. abc's dr. richard besser tells us exactly what they found. >> reporter: you don't know its name, but you may be one of the 100,000 americans who get sick each year from a bacteria. and the study explains why. consumer reports tested pork, the type you buy in the supermarket. pork chops, ground pork. they found that 70% of the samples they tested hat yersinia on them. ground pork turned out to be more risky than pork chops. >> this should be a wake-up call to the american public. what are we doing in terms of monitoring the safety of pork and what can we do in the future. >> reporter: this bacteria can hit hard. in a matter of days you experience fever, cramps, bloody diarrhea that may last for weeks, especially common in children. cooking the pork thoroughly does kill the backterbacteria, but b ulf. it's easy to spread it to the surfaces of your kitchen. the plate, the cutting board, your hand. anything the raw pork touched. take a look at this kitchen where we handled meat. all of the dots, g
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
to avoid violence. but in these two particular cities north of cairo, they didn't avoid violence. >> reza, we're also seeing and i want to show our viewers some live pictures from tahrir square in cairo not far from where you are right now. you were there earlier in the day. who are these protesters? and there are huge numbers there. we see the tents. what's going on? >> reporter: yeah. these are the opposition factions. now, what's interesting is right after the 2011 uprising, these factions were all divided. now they've all banded together. these are all muslims like much of egypt, but you're not going to find many hardline islamists here. these are the people who represent the secularist, the moderates, the western style liberals, the women's rights groups. and they've banded here together to rise up in opposition against mr. morsi. many of them want mr. morsi to step aside. others want him to reverse his decree. but the reason we have a standoff is that mr. morsi, the president, has given no indication that he's going to back down from these decrees, wolf. >> reza sayah in cairo watch
CBS
Nov 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
'agata in gaza. >> reporter: city skyline was filled with smoke as israeli tanks fired shells followed by air strikes. when we drove to one neighborhood to take a closer look, another strike came in. the bomb landed less than a hundred yards from us. residents scrambled for safety. our next stop was the hospital. there had been a number of explosions here in gaza this afternoon with casualties brought here to the hospital. we've heard reports that at least ten people have been killed in the last hour alone. they are all civilian, we're told, that's caused anger and outrage here in gaza city. hamas kept up its offensive too, firing more missiles into israel. and in the streets, militants shot dead six palestinians suspected of collaborating with israel one body was dragged through the street as people cheered. others packed up and fled as israeli warplanes dropped leaflets warning gazans to get out. hamas urged residents to ignore the warnings calling it psychological warfare. human rights activists said that despite the mounting casualties, hamas still has widespread support. >> i think if th
FOX News
Nov 23, 2012 6:00pm PST
they abandon their great cities and appear to vanish from the face of the earth? >> for some mysterious reason, possibly connected with something as simple as 100 year drought, maya civilization collapsed a little more than 1,000 years ago. >> cannot give the item that the people need to live so the people abandon big cities. they go to the countryside. >> one of the reasons why the sites were abandoned, once it was too much work to keep these cities going, once they got too big and destroying too much of the forest to maintain it was easy for the maya to pack up and leave. they were self-sufficient any way. >> we look far away for the answers. maybe the aliens will help us. maybe the ancient maya have words that will help us. >> here, deep within the hot and steamy mexican jungle we find mystery to the maya from here to my colleague lauren greene in israel. >> solstice celebration few and far teen if you are a christian looking for doomsday, go no further this is the sight of armageddon the end of time's battle teen good and evil. that story coming up next. you see, c-max helps you load your
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 1:00pm PST
in texas in the 70s. 56 in kansas city but in portions of the midwest, 30s and 39 in new york city. high temperatures for tomorrow very cold. minneapolis, 19 tomorrow. bundle up. >> gregg: don't want to be in minneapolis tomorrow. >> death toll in england three people have lost their lives in severe storms. more coming up. >> heather: also ahead, massive gas explosion. why the state fire marshall says human error played a role in the blast. >> nobody hit it big in the powerball drawing and wednesday's jackpot. how much you could potentially win, you'll be sitting on easy street. >> heather: or a beach somewhere. >> plus, charities hoping that americans will extend generosity this holiday season. no ways to give and rope. we'll break those down with you straight ahead. >> every charity is suffering because there is so much need and not enough dollars to go around. >> to be able to help other people because we thought we were hurt bad but other people are hurt bad. so it makes me feel good to help other people. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relie
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
will be talking about, as you step outside the doors and make your way to the car, the bus, the train. rapid city, 14 degrees. bismarck, 15 degrees. denver, 19 degrees. oklahoma city, and even amarillo, near the 20s. there's a big pocket of cold air. we'll show you how long that lasts in regular weather. >>> let's get to josh. lots of other stories this morning. >> we're going to begin with the major jolt for the u.s. economy. americans are opening their wallets and spending again. and doing so in record numbers. weekend "gma" anchor, bianna golodryga, here to explain it all. >> reporter: the numbers out this morning are eye-opening. americans spent a record $1.5 billion on cyber monday, the busiest online shopping day of the year. sales were up 28%, compared to the same day last year. and that's especially remarkable considering the record number of shoppers we saw getting an early start over the holiday weekend. amazon enjoyed what could be one of its busiest days in history. this is what it looked like inside 1 of the company's 80 order fulfillment centers. a warehouse in phoenix with miles of
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
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ABC
Nov 21, 2012 1:40am PST
injured the other three. she still faces felony charges in those cases. >>> and new york city police hunting for a possible serial killer are questioning a person of interest. they picked up a man believed to be the person spotted in surveillance video near two of the three execution-style murders. now the victims were all middle eastern, store owners, shot with the same gun. officers took the man into custody in brooklyn last night after receiving a tip from nervous residents. >>> well, ahead of the big day tomorrow, thousands lined up in los angeles for the annual turkey dinner giveaway. the owner of a limousine company organized the event, providing the bird, cornbread, miamis, cranberry sauce, and more to senior citizens on fixed incomes and other families who are in need. one woman said the seven-hour wait was humbling but worth it. >>> speaking of waiting, these shoppers set up their tents yesterday outside a best buy in the garden state of new jersey. they are first in line for black friday bargains. the sisters work in the health care industry. and every year they take the en
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
in new jersey and new york and new york city and also during foreign policy crises where there might have been some alignment if mitt romney had just said the president is doing the right thing or stayed out of the way might it have made a difference. because there are times that happens, they could actually agree. >> and mitt romney polled well when he talked about his ability to work across the aisle when he was governor of massachusetts. and i think that's message for what's going on in washington right now. people are tired of gridlock, tired of the endless ideological warfare, and hopefully that and the fact that the president's numbers are up, hopefully that helps moving into the negotiations about the fiscal cliff and all else. essentially the message in washington, we need to see a little bit of progress. >>> former governor jeb bush met yesterday with former staffers near the white house where he reportedly entertained questions about his political future. >> huh. >> according to "the national review," governor bush sat down with a number of veteran florida operatives along with
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 8:00pm EST
, the new york city police commissioner nominated by president bush to be part of his department of all land -- homeland security. they didn't vett him carefully because later he pleaded tuilty to -- guilty to fraud. or the designation as secretary of labor that had to be withdrawn the next week because a woman gave her some money and it may or may not have been illegal. but she had misled the vetters, and they threw her under the bus. after the governor romney campaign, there may be a new set of questions. it is a difficult thing if you are nominated to a prestigious post as an officer of the united states. the most important part happens in the senate. for instance, bill clinton wanted to support -- appoint robert reich. robert founded intimidating to be at hearings in front of the senate. he wrote a book called lost in the cabinet. these are sometimes known as murder boards. you can see why it is called that. he is explaining in his book, the preparation and his aides helping him get to the nomination process and practicing with him. i am planning for a confirmation hearing, i feel like a
NBC
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
. then, as far as your forecasting is concerned. look at this, columbus, 66, 76 at oklahoma city. but then that front moves through and temperatures take a big dip, dropping down into the 40s and 50s. that's your latest weather, your local forecast right after this. >>> good morning to you. i want to start with a live picture, beautiful, clear conditions over the greater bay area. this is sunol. we have no problems in terms of weather delays right now at any local airports and just getting to grandma's house, maybe you're traveling into the central valley, we're looking good. 68 in livermore, 66 in san jose. the next couple days temperatures staying nice and comfortable from everybody here at nbc bay area, happy thanksgiving. >>> and that's your latest weather. natalie, willie? >> looking good out there. we're going to have much more from the parade. the 86th annual macy's thanksgiving day parade, include some of the performers. we're just getting started. first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> coming up, martha stewart and giada de laurentiis whip up a thanksgiving feast. into their
ABC
Nov 23, 2012 1:40am PST
on this black friday. >> bargain hunters getting an earlier start than ever, some cities are beefing up police presence, but already getting pretty tense out there. more now from abc's john schifrin. >> reporter: the annual rung of the holiday shoppers. already things are getting out of hand. mayhem in california when a kmart opened up at 6:00 a.m. >> push one of my kids, and i will stab one of you -- >> reporter: the scene stores want to avoid. last year, canadian police tased this wal-mart shopper, resisted arrest after cutting ahead of 20 in line. this fist fight at an h & m in culver city, california. the national retail federation expects, up to 147 million people to be shopping this entire holiday weekend. with the extra crowd out there, retailers around the country are hoping for this, nice, calm, orderly lines like the one at the apple store here on icon ic fifth avenue. police are leaving nothing to chance, knowing the lure of a holiday deal. >> they just forget about regular everyday courtesy and sometimes go nuts. >> reporter: the los angeles police department is putting hundreds of
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 1:40am PST
of there. certainly a rough season in the city of brotherly love this year the end of an era possibly for eagles football. my second favorite team. >> saints and eagles have eight wins this year. how many losses. won't do that. >> you are right. >> seven straight losses this season. started 3 and 1. >> ugly. ugly. ugly. ugly. >>> all right. coming up, one of the most unforgettable military takedowns in american history and the heroine who made that happen. >> first, a huge internet retailer's operation on cyber monday. who has been tracking your online shopping habits this season? you are watching "world news now." ♪ the only place you want to be is underneath the christmas tree ♪ ♪ hang me up and put me on top >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by febreze air effects. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by febreze air effects. take a deep breath for me. describe the smell. it's very pleasant. fresh. some kind of flower maybe? remove the blindfold... awww, oh yuck! i didn't smell any of that! febreze air effects doesn't mix, it actually remov
KRON
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
are shoppers at the flagship store in new york city. and on the right shoppers line of early here in the bay area. >> some of those early shoppers at wal-mart in san leandro got a taste of the nationwide protest at the retail giant. about 30 activists gathered outside the store to protest the early opening. security guards for stationed throughout wal-mart and outside. most of last night's processes were not even wal-mart employees. protest's is scheduled to take place today at wal- mart's in fairfield, richmond, san jose and san leandro. >> we're watching wall street and we will be bright back when kron4 continues. experience theticket to pressure-relieving comfort of tempur-pedic, and sleep risk-free with sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee. get 36 months interest-free financing: no down, and no interest for 3 years. plus, get free same-day delivery. sleep train's 100-day money back guarantee, interest-free financing, and free delivery? that's the ticket! sleep train's ticket to tempur-pedic ends sunday. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> there is a sho
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 11:30am EST
for the family history library in salt lake city and bear, he did research genealogical research on some dignitaries, john ashcroft, george w. bush, bill and hillary clinton, walter cronkite, sean hannity, charlton heston, henry kissinger, barack obama, kevin redden, mike wallace, barbara walters and oprah winfrey. he can be awarded the prize of the damnedest name dropper in utah. [laughter] our weather panelists is jeff johnson who is retired from the lds church historical department where he worked for more than 20 years. he was also a member of the staff at the utah state archives and served as director for 14 of those years. he was an archivist at the cherokee national history society. he has published historical articles and an exponent to dialogue and journal. as well as the encyclopedia of mormonism. we will begin today with our illustrious author, john turner. >> thank you floyd and thank all of you for coming. i thought i would take a little bit of time and tell you a couple of stories from my biography of brigham young. and i think i will just say a few things about how i got i
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
of a recovery home prices went up in most major u.s. cities by 3% in september compared to a year ago. america's ambassador to the u.n. failed to mollify senate critics today on the attack at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. susan rice met with republican senators who've criticized her for saying-- five days after the attack-- that anti-american protests were to blame. in fact, u.s. officials already knew it was a terrorist strike. today, rice blamed faulty intelligence. but senator lindsey graham said he was unimpressed. bottom line, i'm more disturbed now than i was before that the 16 september explation about how four americans died in benghazi libya by ambassador rice i think does not do justice to the reality at the time and in hindsight clearly was completely wrong. >> sreenivasan: graham, along with senators mccain and ayotte, have said they'll oppose rice if she's nominated to be secretary of state. but independent senator joe lieberman also met with rice today, and he said he was satisfied with her explanation of events. >> i found her statements to be significant. she was just
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
basically said if you are a small county in alabama or a city and you want to exchange your election laws or voting laws, you have to basically get it cleared ahead of time in washington and send some sort of form to the justice department to explain what you are going to do or you could go to a federal court. the theory was for 100 years, even though racial discrimination had been outlawed by the 15th amendment, a lot of cities and towns that control the voter rolls had various schemes that prevented blacks from registering to vote, so the federal government -- this is an unusual lot to say we are going to put the whole part of the country under special scrutiny of the federal courts -- that law still exists. the dissected by the voting rights act. it still is the case, if texas wants to change its congressional districts or have a new voter id laws. the networks -- a need to get it cleared from washington. host: how many states are we talking? guest: there are nine states, i think, covered by the law. the formula, i can tell you the simple part of it. it is the deep south. from there it
PBS
Nov 22, 2012 9:00pm PST
like antiques, so she suggested we go to nevada city, take a little trip, and do some antiquing and have a nice breakfast. and i found this little cradle in an antiques shop. and i love the tin lithography, and also that it has a little dog on it. i'm a dog lover. uh-huh, uh-huh. the price was right, so i decided to buy it. well, what was the price? thirty-two dollars. and how long ago was this? a little over a year ago. wow. well, it is a cradle, and it's a lithograph tin. you have beautiful lithography. lithograph tin started coming into play in the very late part of the 19th and the early part of the 20th century. these are kleinert's waterproof baby pants. and of course it's an advertising piece. it's also a point-of-purchase display piece. that's what they call when they put something right near the cash register. and it would entice people to buy it. oh, okay. and i'm sure that they had the little baby pants here inside the cradle with a picture of the little baby in his waterproof pants to advertise the item. and it actually rocks. it's absolutely a charming thing. now, i
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 2:00am EST
pennsylvania. inner-city brooklyn. i am able to talk to kids about what is on their minds. what i find and the saddest thing i see is the tremendous excitement, enthusiasm, curiously forestry from so many of these kids trying to keep alive, we get so far down in the testing and the standardized testing that we some times even kill that sense of curiosity. >> guest: first call comes from mel hall, pennsylvania. lawrence, you're on the air. please go ahead. lawrence are you with us? and we are going to move on to jeffrey in georgia. please go ahead with your question or comment for kenneth davis. >> caller: yes. i was calling, talking about the american history book. i had read it. i am a college student. and one of the things that i have noticed in my practice, going to school, the kids are just not excited about history. and i was calling, what do you think it will take for kids to be more excited about history when it is so fascinating. but like you said, standardized testing is just, it takes control over the kids wanted to learn. >> guest: it is really important and very, very good
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 8:00pm EST
go into rural alabama, or north dakota or pennsylvania, inner city brooklyn via the internet, and i'm able to talk to kids about what is on their minds. and what i find, the saddest thing i see, is this tremendous excitement, enthusiasm, curiosity, for history, from so many kids, and really dedicated teachers trying to keep that curiosity alive, but we get so bogged down in the testing and the standardized testing, that we sometimes do tamp down or even kill that sense of curiosity. >> host: first call for kenneth davis from mill hall, pennsylvania, lawrence, you're on the air. go ahead. lawrence, are you with us? and we're going to move on to jeffrey in georgia. jeffrey, please go ahead with your question or comment for kenneth davis. >> caller: yes, i was calling, talking about the american history book. i had read it, and i am a college student who is planning on tory. and i was calling, what do you think it will take for kids to be more excited about history when it is so fascinating. but like you said, standardized testing is just, it takes control over the kids wanted to learn
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 10:00am EST
their buddies, but it didn't start there. it started in a small town or city or neighborhood like you know when a young person got the feeling that they ought to enter the service. sometimes it is because their father, grandfather, uncle, or brother served. sometimes they lost a loved one. sometimes it was just an idea they got. sometimes they get the complete support of their community and people made a big deal about them leaving. sometimes they do it over some of the protests and concerns of friends or family. sometimes they have tried college or work and it did not work out for them. they decided that they just needed to serve and they do that. once they join the military, it is a completely different life from anything you have done. no matter what the recruiter tell you, it is never like that. [laughter] you get there and immediately the service wants to make you a service member -- a soldier, sailor, airman, marine. they trust you differently. they have to learn a different language. they are trying to make you part of a team. it is no longer part of individual. it is all being part of t
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am EST
those and see why citi needs three analysts to initiate coverage of apple. we'll begin with retail sales picture from this past weekend. 139 million consumers shopped during black friday weekend. that's up from 132 million last year. total spending up to 59.1 billion to 54.4 a year ago. average holiday shopper spending $434 over the weekend. sales on black friday fell 1.8% from the same day a year ago setting the stage for today known as cyber-monday. american shoppers will spend 1.5 billion online today up from 1.25 billion a year ago. the papers have it. "usa today" retailers hail. journal early sales pay off for now. success? >> yes. unmitigated. i think that people don't understand. this country is a rich country. it always surprises us in spending. i was listening to someone on our network last week saying didn't we have -- we had growth in the country. we have growth every year. that's not true. we've not had tremendous household formation in this country. these numbers at the beginning of more household formation which has been in a cyclical and now turns out not secular decline b
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 4:00am EST
-minute promise. let's see if they can do it. at the jersey city location, there's a kiosk inside to scan the confirmation e-mail. promise achieved. one minute and 44 seconds later. next, walmart in new jersey, no time promises here. our producer presents the receipt and gets the console in two minutes and five seconds. now best buy. no guarantees on wait time here either, but after the receipt is taken, we have console in hand in just one minute and 58 seconds. >> have a great day, enjoy. >> sears wins begin. we did this before black friday, of course, and there is a human element involved, so the results could vary as the season picks up and volume increases, but so far, the programs do work, and the sears that we stopped at didn't have the car delivery. we had to go inside for the kiosk. but it was still the clear winner. >> that's courtney with her view of the special deals that may be offered. craig, final word from you on this. how is this holiday season going to shape up, and how are consumers going to fare over the next few months? >> well, this holiday season i think is going to
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
enough. i think something everyone can focus on is there are schools in inner-city areas that because of academy sponsors are doing better than schools than suburbs so we can use this change to drive up aspiration and achievement right across the education system. >> a moment ago -- given the church of england is the established church would he consider what parliament can do to insure the overwhelming wealth of members of the church of england as of this country is respected? >> i will look carefully at what the right hon. gentleman says. i would say the church has its own processes, it don't elections, hard for some to understand and we have to respect individual institutions and the decision they make but it doesn't mean we should hold back and say what we think. i think it is clear in the time is right for women bishops. they need to get on with it and get with the program but you do have to respect the individual institutions when they're getting a shark fraud. >> the big country, e.u. agreed to by the last labor government, time for it costing taxpayers two billion pounds every
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 8:00pm EST
. it started in a small town or city or neighborhood like you know when a young person got the feeling that they should enter the service. sometime it is because their father, grandfather, uncle, or brother served. sometimes it was just an idea they got. sometimes they get the complete support of their community. sometimes they do it over and some of the protest and concerns of friends and family. sometimes they have tried college or work and it did not work out. once they join the military, it is a completely different life from anything you have done. it is never like with the recruiter tells you. [laughter] you get there and immediately the service wants to make you a service member -- a soldier, sailor. they trust you differently. they have to learn a different language. they are trying to make you part of a team. it is all being part of the team. the team is one important than the individual. from the beginning of basic training and advanced training and when they are sent to their first unit, they are always in groups. they are part of that. they are assigned to a permanent force
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 4:30pm EST
city could institute a league of nations. a feel-good, toothless, unmotivated group of international elites. but wilsonian idealism did a central role every shaping postwar europe as millions of people were moved around the continent like chess pieces and porters were changed by client-side etch-a-sketch. one verse i purchased a bad cold people under discussion abstract lumps. another quote, the phrase national self-determination is simply loaded with dynamite. it will raise hopes they can never be realized. inc. of the misery it will cause, unquote. british diplomat harold nicholson walked into a study to find david. george, george clemenceau and woodrow wilson handing over a giant map spread on the carpet. he said, quote, they are cutting the baghdad railway. clemens with his blue gloved hand on the map looks psychic gorilla i feel avery. it is appallingly ignorant and irresponsible men should be cutting asia minor tidbits as if they were dividing a cake. entire populations were relocated to facilitate national self-determination and democracy was imposed on nations of the most bas
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
the tear -- territory from france. he sent him to buy the city of new orleans from france. the louisiana territory as a whole was not mentioned by anyone in the united states as even a possibility. that embasary arrives in paris, the master who was already there, robert livingston who was approached, and he says essentially, how would you guys like to buy the entire territory of louisiana. livingston, it's not surprising, he said, yes, let's do this. they negotiate. the embassy arrives, complete the negotiation. >> host: that's james monroe. >> guest: who would become madison's secretary of state, and then would become madison's success sore as president. we have in the room a bunch of people almost who -- who would be president or almost president or thoroughly evaluated. they complete the negotiations. they are not difficult. the french want to sell. they have bigger problems than they have with the united states. they want the cash. >> host: louisiana was a white elephant. >> guest: they think that the united states gets louisiana. it's too far away, and they with too consumed to prot
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
think something everyone can focus on is there are schools in inner-city areas that because of academy sponsors are doing better than schools than suburbs soca
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